After months of preparation, the Sanitation Hackathon weekend is upon us.In dozens of countries around the world, IT and sanitation experts will join forces for an intensive brainstorming and…

Sanitation Hackathon Team |

All climate negotiations have been based on staying below 2°C above pre-industrial temperatures. Yet it looks increasingly unlikely that that will be possible. A new report, Turn Down the Heat:…

Julia Bucknall |

Deep inside the ICRISAT campus just outside Hyderabad,  there are two sub-zero rooms that house the seeds of 120, 000 plants from over 100 countries and 120, 000 chances to change poor farmers…

Rachel Kyte |

(Last week, I posted: “Wanted: Jobs and your questions about how to find them” on this blog. We received dozens of questions back through social media. Lars Sondergaard, a World Bank expert on…

Lars Sondergaard |

 Earlier this week I asked you to send us your questions about the link between jobs and skills --which should I acquire to make it in the current job environment? Thanks for all the replies --…

Anne Elicaño-Shields |

Lars Sondergaard will answer 5 of your questions in a video Use social media to ask the World Bank about the type of skills and education that are needed in today’s global economy. The global…

Anne Elicaño-Shields |

Health systems are under pressure in Asia. Epidemiological and demographic transitions are taking place much faster than in Europe and America, in the span of a single generation. With the…

Toomas Palu |